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DIRECTORY - NORTH WALES 1885
PENMAENMAWR, LLANFAIRFECHAN AND ABER.


PENMAENMAWR is a neat and elegant village, in the parish of Dwygyfylchi, in the county of Carnarvon, 237 miles N.W. from London, 18 miles N.E. from Carnarvon, 9.5 miles N.E. from Bangor, and 4.5 miles W. from Conway. It is enclosed between two mountains — Penmaenbach and Penmaenmawr - that look down on the sea, both of great height, and from the tops of which a marine view can be obtained of surpassing loveliness. The surrounding scenery is exceedingly romantic, while the climate is very exhilarating. In position it likewise possesses great advantages to all who seek rest and repose from the pursuit of business. The Right Hon. William E. Gladstone, M.P usually spends a month in autumn at this picturesque little village, has of late years acquired the distinction of being amongst the most favourite of Welsh watering places. In view of its rising importance, several improvements have been made, and elegant villas erected. About half a mile from here is situated the Fairy Glen and waterfall, so much frequented by the visitors to Llandudno, Penmaenmawr and Llanfairfechan. There is a large hotel conveniently situated near to the station. In the neighbourhood are to be found several Druidical stones, with other interesting remains great antiquity. A new road to Conway has been made which has supplied a great want to the inhabitants of both places. There are some charming country seats of the gentry in the neighbourhood, some of which abound in plantations, and several extensive quarries are worked here. There is a handsome parish church, with places of worship for independents, Calvinists, and Wesleyan Methodists, and there is a National School and a British school. A large and commodious hail has recently been erected for the purposes of concerts, meetings, &c. Llanfairfechan is a pleasant village and sea bathing place in the parish of its name, and union and County court district of Bangor. It is situated on the Conway and Bangor road, about 7 miles from the former, and 8 from the latter town, and is a station on the Chester end Holyhead railway. Within the lass few years many new and comfortable lodging houses have been built. The places of worship are Saint Mary’s parish church and Christ church, the latter of which is a neat stone building with a spire built at the expense of the late John Platt, Esq. M.P. for Oldham who for several years resided in this neighbourhood. There are also chapels for Baptists, Independents Calvinists and Wesleyan Methodists. There is a National school here.
Aber is a parish and small village 5 miles W. from Penmaenmawr, beautifully situated on the road leading to Bangor. About a mile above the village, in the midst of magnificent scenery, is a waterfall which is much visited by tourists during the summer season. The pariah church is modern edifice, in the Gothic style of architecture. A large slate manufactory is carried on here by Messrs. Roberts and Son, of Carnarvon. There is a National school in the village.

POST OFFICE, Penmaenmawr, Thomas T. Roberts, Post Master. Letters from all parts arrive at thirty-five minutes past six morning and at one o’clock afternoon, and are despatched at twelve noon and forty-five minutes past eight evening.
Money Order and Telegraph Office and Savings Bank.

POST OFFICE, Llanfairfechan, Robert Roberts, Post Master.—Letters from all parts arrive at forty minutes past six morning, and from London and the South at one afternoon, and are despatched to all parts at fifty minutes past eleven morning, thirty minutes past six and at half—past eight evening.
Money Order and Telegraph Office and Savings Bank.

POST OFFICE, John William Jones, Post Master.—Letters from all parts arrive at nine morning, and are dispatched at fifteen minutes past five evening.
The nearest Money Order Office is at Llanfairfechan two miles distant.


NORTH WALES PENMAENMAWR

ACADEMIES & SCHOOLS.
British Schools, Penmaenmawr —Jno. Baxter, master
Griffiths Rev. John, Cefn gwyn
National Schools
    Llanfairfechan — J. R. Griffiths. master; Elizabeth Owen, mistress
    Penmaenmawr —Jno. Evans, master; Mary Evans, infants’ mistress
Owen Elizabeth, Brook cottage, Llanfairfechan
Robinson John (boarding), Llanfairfechan               

Ridgwav the Misses — Penmaenmawr

Agents
Hughes Thomas (commission), Llanfairfechan
Jones Richard J. (for W. & A. Gilbey's, wine & spirit merchants. London), Llanfairfechan
Roberts Robert (house), Llanfairfechan
Roberts Robert B. (for the European Wine Co.), Llanfairfechan
Roberts Thomas P. (for W. & A. Gilbey’s wines & spirits, and house), Penmaenmawr


BAKERS & CONFECTIONERS.
Eames John, Penmaenmawr
Eames William. Llanfairfechan
Roberts Edward. Llanfairfechan
Roberts Henry & Co Penmaenmawr
Roberts Thomas T. Penmaenmawr
Thomas Catherine, Aber
Thomas David & Son Llanfairfechan

BANK.

NATIONAL PROVINCIAL BANK OF ENGLAND (Branch from Conway). Penmaenmawr— open every Thursday; draws on head office, London—Wm Thomas, manager

BATHING MACHINE PROPRIETORS.
Hughes William, Llanfairfechan
Jones John & Henry, Penmaenmawr
Williams Robert, Llanfairfechan

BLACKSMITHS.
Griffiths Griffith, Aber
Jones Thomas, Llanfairfechan
Thomas John, Penmaenmawr

BOOKSELLERS & STATIONERS.
Jones Moses, Penmaenmawr
Patrick M. Penmaenmawr
Roberts Robert, Llanfairfechan
Williams Evan, Llanfairfechan

BUTCHERS.
Briggs Edmund James, Llanfairfechan
Hughes Robert, Llanfairfechan
Jones John W. Penmaenmawr
Jones Robert Lloyd. Penmaenmawr
Thomas Robert, Llanfairfechan
Williams William, Penmaenmawr


CHEMISTS & DRUGGISTS.
Edwards John, Llanfairfechan
Roberts Robert B. Llanfairfechan

CIRCULATING LIBRARIES.
Cambrian Sanatorium &House of Rest,
Penmaenmawr
Jones Moses. , Penmaenmawr
Patrick M, Penmaenmawr

EARTHENWARE DEALERS.
Knighton Alfred, Penmaenmawr
Williams Robert, Llanfairfechan

FISHMONGERS & POULTERERS.
Jones Robert, Penmaenmawr
Leary John. Penmaenmawr
Roberts David, Llanfairfechan

GROCERS, SHOPKEEPERS, AND DEALERS IN SUNDRIES.
Chambers Ellen. Llanfairfechan
Co-operative Society, Penmaenmawr
Ellis Jones, manager
Eames John, Penmaenmawr
Eames William, Llanfairfechan
Edwards John, Llanfairfechan

Evans Mary, Penmaenmawr

Evans Thomas, Penmaenmawr
Hughes Elizabeth Llanfairfechan
Hughes Hugh, Llanfairfechan
Hughes J. Llanfairfechan
Hughes Thomas, Llanfairfechan
Jones John P. Llanfairfechan
Jones Maurice, Llanfairfechan
Jones Richard. Llanfairfechan 4
Jones Richard J. Llanfairfechan
Lewis Thomas & Co. Penmaenmawr.
Lloyd Catherine, Llanfairfechan
M’Michan George, Llanfairfechan
Morgan Thomas. Llanfairfechan
Parry Robert, Llanfairfechan
Phillips William, Penmaenmawr
Price Jane, Llanfairfechan
Pritchard Hugh, Llanfairfechan
Roberts David, Penmaenmawr
Roberts Edward, Llanfairfechan
Roberts Henry & Co. Bakers. tea. flour). Stanley house Penmaenmawr
Roberts Margaret, Llanfairfechan
Roberts Thomas, Penmaenmawr
Roberts Thomas P. Penmaenmawr
Thomas Elizabeth, Llanfairfechan
Thomas John, Llanfairfechan
Williams Catherine, Llanfairfechan
Williams Evan, Llanfairfechan
Williams Jane, Penmaenmawr
Wilson William E. (wine, ale and porter merchant, grocer &. jeweller), Penmaenmawr


JOINERS & BUILDERS
Davies Daniel Llanfairfechan
Evans John, Penmaenmawr
Humphreys Eavan (joiner, sash & door manaufactors, Gadlys. Llanfairfechan
Roberts Robert, Penmaenmawr,
Thomas Robert, Penmaenmawr
Williams Robert, Llanfairfechan
LINEN & WOOLLEN DRAPERS
Evans Mrs.—, Penmaenmawr
Jones Griffith, Llanfairfechan
Jones Richard John, Llanfairfechan
Owen Hugh. Aber
Pritchard Hugh, Llanfairfechan
Roberts Samuel Henry & Co. Penmaenmawr
Williams Griffith H. Penmaenmawr Williams Hugh, Penmaenmawr


LIVERY STABLE KEEPERS
Jones J. & H. Penmaenmawr
Morris Edward, Penmaenmawr
Wyatt Edwin, Penmaenmawr


LODGING HOUSES.
AT Llanfairfechan,

Blaine Miss, —, Glanydon
Bradley henry A. 1. Marine terrace
Briggs James Edwin, Sea view
Davies Mrs. J.C Brynderwen, close to the beach and railway station.
Davies Jane, 2 Bodfair cottage
Drake Emma, Mount garden
Eanor Mrs, —, Edenfleld Villa
Edwards John, Brig-y-don
Edwards Richard, Arfon cottage
Evans Manuel, Graig-y-don
Finch William, Llysmadoc
Griffiths Amy, Bron Eryri
Griffith Owen, Penmaen view
Harrison John H. Summer hill
Harrison Lucy, Osborne house
Holland Ellen, 2 Puffin view
Hughes Ann, 2 George terrace
Hughes Annie, 3 George terrace
Hughes Jane. Briton villas
Hughes Margaret. Dyffryn
Hughes Thomas, 1 Gadlys
Hnghes Thomas, 4 Washington terrace
Hughes Thomas, Briton villas
Hughes William, Belmont house
Hughes William, Llys Llewelyn
Humphreys Jane, 2 Gadlys
Humphreys William, 10 Caradoc place
Jackson James, Bryn dwr
Jones Mrs. —, Glandwr
Jones Catherine, St. Seiriol’s
Jones Elizabeth, Clynog house
Jones Erasnius. Penarth house
Jones John, 3 Glanymor terrace
Jones John. Menai bank,
Jones John Island view
Jones John P. Bryn teeai
Jones Margaret Llys Aeled
Jones Margaret Myrtle villa
Jones Margaret, 4 Glanymor terrace
Jones Mary. 1George terrace
Jones Morgan, 1 Mona villa
Jones Richard J. Puffin view
Jones William. 3 Park terrace
Jones William, Brynmawr villa
Lewis Jane, Vron Helig
Lewis William, Vron Helig
Lloyd William , 11 Caradoe place
MorganThomas, Llys helig
Owen Miss, 1Bodfair cottage
Owen Elizabeth, Brook cottage
Owen Margaret. 2 Washington-terrace
Owen William, Ocean view
Parry Alfred, 7 Caradoc place
Peason Walter, 5 Washington terrace
Roberts B. Hall bank
Roberts Catherine, 8 Glanymor terrace
Roberts Edward. Gorphwsfa
Roberts Ellis, Penmaen lodge
Roberts Henry. 1 Washington terrace
Roberts John. Rock villa
Roberts R. & W. Meirion house
Roberts Robert, Minydon
Roberts Thomas, Trevor villa
Roberts William, Fair view
Roberts William. 6 Glanymor terrace
Roberts Wiiliaxn. 2 Marine terrace
Samuel Robert, Lavan view
Thickins William, Newbon house
Thomas Jane, Plas Neuadd
Thomas Selina, Glandwr
Wheeler George, 2 Glanymor ter
Williams.Ann, Bryn menai
Williams Catherine, 4 George ter
Williams Dorothy, 9 Carodoc pl
Williams Elizabeth, Glen angorfa
Williams Elizabeth, 4 Marine ter
Williams Grace, 6 Caradoc pl
Williams Jane, 1 North parade
Williams John, 2 Mona view
Williams John. Plas menai
Williams John, Whitefield house
Wiiliams Margaret, Bron dalar
Williams Margaret 1 Glanymor
Williams Margaret, 4 Marine ter
Williams Mary, 4 Glanymor tsr
Williams Owen, 6 Washington ter
Williams Robert. Glanydon
Williams Robert, Bryntirion villa

At Penmaenmawr

Andrews Jonah, Manor house
Baxter John, 2 Morlhon tar
Cook Susan, Cae eithen
Coverly James S. Rhockland house
Davies David, Frondeg
Davies Elias, Plastirion
Davies Margaret. Eryl mor
Davies Robert, Brynteg
Davies William, Ivy cottage
Duncan Alexander, Groesffordd
Eames John, Bryn eglws
Edmunds Elizabeth, Glasfryn house
Evans David, Plas arvon
Evans Evan, Bodafon
Evans John, GIan-y-don
Evans William, Rosehill
Evans Charles, Hafod
Fletcher A. 1 Beech grove
Foulkes David, Min-ydon
Foulkes Price, 2 GadIys villas
Hudson Robert, Osborne house
Hughes David. Bryn eisteddfod
Hughes Hugh, Bryndinas
Hugues John, Grosvenor house
Hughes John, 1 Gadlys villas
Hughes Moses, Plas malgw
Hughes Robert, Llys helig
Humphrey Humphrey, Stella house
Ingram Mary 4 Pwllmorlion ter
Jamblin John, Oxford house
Jones Elizabeth. Tabetryn
Jones Ellen, 2 Beech grove
Jones John, Erwlydan
Jones John, Llwynon
Jones John, 2 Bryndedwydd
Jones John, Glasgow house
Jones Moses, Caxton house
Jones R, Ormes Head view
Jones Richard, Bron seiriol
Jones Robert, Vron
Jones Thomas, Bryuavon villas
Jones Thomas, Myrtle bank
Jones Thomas, Tanberllan
Jones William, Penrhyn villa
Knighton Alfred, Oakland house
Lucas James,1 Morlhon ter
M’Clement James, Brynhelig
M’Clement Jane, Glanyffrwd
M’Clement John F. 2 Pwllmorllon ter
M’Clement Philip, I Erw villa
M’Clement William. 2 Erw villa
Massey Bernard, Ocean view
Morris Edward, Bolwyfan
Owen Mary, Greenhill
Owen Richard, Craig-y-don
Parry Mrs.—, 2 Hill cottage
Patrick Mrs.—, Regent house
Phillips Mrs.—, Derby house
Picton Jane, Bryn dinarth
Potter Mrs. —, Glandwr
Pritchard William, Brig-y-don
Roberts Mrs.—, Tyddybefan
Roberts Mrs. —, Higland view
Roherte Mrs.—, Paris house
Roberts David, Stafford house
Roberts Jane, Plasymor
Roberts Owen, Gwynfa
Roberts Price, 2 Bryntirion
Roberts Robert, Brook cottage
Roberts Rowlasd. Paris house
Roberts Thomas, Fronhyryd
Roberts Thomas, Bryn melyn
Roberts William. 1 Bryndedwydd
Robinson Isaac, Bank house
Simons John. 1 Bryntirion
Thomas Elizabeth, Tremynfa
Thomas Eleanor, 3 Erw villa
Thomas Elizabeth, Bryngwyn
Thomas John. Ferncliff
Thomas John. Malvern house
Thomas Robert, Melrose villa
Thomas Robert, 4 Morlhon ter
Thomas W. Conwy house
Trevor Robert, Springbank
Wilding William. Ashleigh
Williams Ann, 3 Morlhon ter
Williams Frederick. Tymawr
Williams Hugh, Leicester house
Williams M. A. Moel view
Williams Richard. Vron cottage
Williams Richard, Fern bank
Williams William, Penrhiw
Williams William, Bryngwynedd
Williams William P. Fair view
Wilson William H. Brynderwen
Wyatt Edwin, Hwyrfryn

MILLINERS & DRESSMAKERS.
Davies Ellen, Penmaenmawr
Evans Jane, Penmaenmawr
Hughes Catherine, Penmaenmawr
Jones Ann, Penmaenmawr
Jones Grace, Llanfairfechan
Jones Richard John, Llanfairfechan
Pritchard Hugh, Llanfairfechan
Roberts Rowland, Penmaenmawr
Williams Griffith H. Penmaenmawr
Williams Hugh, Penmaenmawr

FIRE, &. OFFICE AGENTS.
ALLIANCE — John Davies, Penmaenmawr
GUARDIAN — Alexander Duncan, Penmaenmawr
IMPERIAL—Robert B, Roberts, Llanfairfechan
LIVERPOOL & LONDON & GLOBE—John Davies, Penmaenmawr
LONDON & LANCASHIRE — William H. Wilson, Penmaenmawr
PROVINCIAL (life)—William H. Wilson, Penmaenmawr
ROYAL—Thomas T. Roberts, Penmaenmawr

INNS AND HOTELL
Bulkeley Arms, Even Edwards
Llanfairfechan Hotel, Albert ? , Llanfairfechan
Mountain View, Martha ? Penmaenmawr
Penmaenmawr Hotel, William ?, Penmaenmawr
Queen’s Hotel, John P. Williams, Llanfairfechan

Cycling:

BOOT & SHOE MAKERS.
Duncan Alexander, Penmaenmawr
Hughes James, Aber
Jones Daniel. Llanfairfechan
Jones John, Penmaenmawr
Jones John Owen, Llanfairfechan

Sailing:

PAINTERS PAPERHANGERS.
PLUMBERS & GLAZIERS. -
Hughes David, Penmaenmawr
Jones Griffith, Llanfairfechan
Jones Richard, Penmaenmawr
Jones Robert & Son, Llanfairfechan
Pritchard William, Penmaenmawr
Roberts Price, Penmaenmawr

Golfing:

COAL DEALERS.
Hughes Ann. Llanfairfechan
Hughes Hugh, Llanfairfechan
Jones Richard, , Penmaenmawr
Roberts Edward. Llanfairfechan
Thomas David, Llanfairfechan
Williams Owen, , Penmaenmawr

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Golfing:

SLATE MERCHANTS.
Roberts & Son (& writing slate manufacturers), Aber

Golfing:

PHOTOGRAPHERS.
Jamblin John, Penmaenmawr
Reynolds Frank W. Llanfairfechan

Golfing:

QUARRY OWNERS—STONE.
Brundrit & Co. Penmaenmawr
Darbishire & Co. Penmaenmawr

Golfing:

MILLERS
Hughes Thomas, Llanfairfechan
Lewis Thomas, Llanfairfechan
Parry Humphrey, Llanfairfechan
Williams David, Aber

Golfing:

STONEMASONS.
Griffiths Owen, Llanfairfechan
Hughes John, Penmaenmawr
Williams Richard, Penmaenmawr
Williams Robert, Llanfairfechan

Golfing:

SURGEONS
Hughes Robert Llanfairfechan & Penmaenmawr
LloydE.J,n.i. Llanfairfechan
Risk James G. Penmaenmawr